Saturday, March 25, 2023

NYU Art Professor Tests Students’ Privacy

NYU photo professor Wafaa Bilal is testing the limits of his students’ privacy rights, but also of NYU’s patience.

Bilal is implanting a camera in the back of his head, to take still images on one-minute intervals, with the still images being fed to monitors located in a new museum in Qatar. The problem? Bilal teaches 2-3 courses at NYU’s Tisch School, making his future students a bit uneasy about their own lack of privacy in the company of Bilal.

More via the WSJ here.


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